Commercial Pilot

The FAA license that lets you start working as a helicopter pilot.

Commercial Pilot

A Commercial Pilot license (CPL) is a qualification that permits the holder to act as a pilot of an aircraft and be paid for his/her work. The training focuses on a better understanding of aircraft systems and a higher standard of airmanship.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 18 years of age.
  • Be able to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Hold a Private Pilot license.
  • Hold a 3rd Class Medical (although a 2nd Class is needed to exercise the privileges of the license).
  • 150 hours minimum total flight time, including at least 100 hours in powered aircraft, 50 of which must be in helicopters.
  • Pass a multiple choice knowledge exam – our TestPrep software covers all subjects in the test.
  • Pass a practical test with our on-site FAA Designated Pilot Examiner – oral exam and flight test.

Commercial Pilot Add-On

REQUIREMENTS

If you are already hold an FAA Commercial Pilot license in fixed-wing, you can add Rotorcraft Helicopter to it. The benefits of doing an Add-On license are that you are not required to take another FAA Knowledge Test, and you can use hours flown in fixed wing towards the time requirements.

  • 18 years of age.
  • Be able to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Hold an FAA Commercial Fixed-Wing Pilot license.
  • Hold a 3rd Class Medical (although a 2nd Class is needed to exercise the privileges of the license).
  • 150 hours minimum total flight time, including at least 100 hours in powered aircraft, 50 of which must be in helicopters.
  • Pass a practical test with our on-site FAA Designated Pilot Examiner – oral exam and flight test.

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What’s Next?

Helicopter instructor teaching student

The industry-standard first job is as a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI). Without the CFI rating, it’s tough to build hours for the next-level jobs.

ADDRESS

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West Palm Beach, FL 33412

CONTACT

+1-561-625-1900
info@oceanhelicopters.com

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